|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|• Body||Government of Jammu and Kashmir|
|Elevation||1,568 m (5,144 ft)|
|• Official||Kashmiri (spoken), Urdu (written)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Nawuit is a town of historical importance situated at a distance of 5 km from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. Nawuit is famous because of Historical Mosque known as Jamma Masjid. Nawuit area has eighteen sub-communities Mohalla. The place is also notable for high rate of stone pelting incidents in Kashmir. Each week after Friday prayers, people stage their protest against Indian rule which most of the times results in stone pelting incidents in the area.
Historically it has been the centre of various Islamic Universities during the period of Sultans. There are various shrines located in this area Ziyarat Naqshband Sahab Ziyarat Baha-ud-din Ganj Baksh Ziyarat Makdhoom Sahab Ziyarat Syed Hasari Sahab
Also located in the vicinity of this area is Martyrs Graveyard of 13 July 1931 martyrs, who fell to bullets of Dogra soldiers.
The mountain, Hari Parbat, with historic significance is near and clearly visible form here.
- The Hero of 13 July 1931 http://www.thekashmirwalla.com/2011/07/the-hero-of-13-july-1931/
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nohata
- "Jammu & Kashmir: Peaceful demos crushed, 2 killed". The Muslim News. 13 September 2008. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
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